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Van Niekerk breaks 400m world record

Two years later she began coaching Van Niekerk, a marketing student at the University of Free State in Bloemfontein, where Botha was the head athletics coach. "I'm just happy that I won and that's the key thing. I'm so grateful for this opportunity a...

US men's basketball edges France 100-97; Thompson scores 30

This time he didn't play at all because of a toe injury. Jamaica's Usain Bolt celebrates after winning the gold in the men's 100-meter final during the athletics competitions in the Olympic stadium of the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro ,...

Father of Orlando killer spotted among Clinton supporters calling for gun control

Clinton said at the rally that she knows many family members and friends are still grieving for the victims and promised to be there for them as their rebuild their lives. He said: " It's a Democratic party, so everyone can join". Seddique Matee...

Cubs fire stadium DJ who made staggeringly frightful song choice

While with the Yankees, Chapman served a 30-game suspension to start the season for violating MLB's domestic violence policy. It didn't take long for those in attendance to notice that the team was playing an extremely inappropriate and insensitive...

Italy's Elia Viviani crashes, wins men's omnium

After winning the penultimate sprint, Viviani knew the gold was all but secure unless either Mark Cavendish or 2012 champion Lasse Norman Hansen managed to launch an audacious late attack. The Manx missile, who missed out on the medals in Beijing eig...

Venus Williams' chance for history comes up short in mixed doubles final

After a back-and-forth first set that lasted 55 minutes, Mattek-Sands and Sock jumped to a 2-0 lead in the second set before Williams and Ram clawed back, thanks in part to Mattek-Sands, who suddenly lost her serve. He has partnered with a number of ...

Thompson of Jamaica wins Olympic gold in women's 100 meters

While Thompson received plenty of hype as the Jamaican sprinting superstar of the future, her arrival wasn't expected quite this early. Thompson ended Fraser-Pryces bid to cop a third successive Olympic 100m gold , as she took control of the race ...

"Extreme measures:" Olympics organizers to drain green pool, refill it

Officials tried to use chemicals to make it clearer, but it didn't work. The water polo pool at the Rio de Janeiro Aquatics Centre will be drained completely after it was revealed that an unauthorised dump of 80 litres of hydrogen peroxide was res...

Sumgong wins women's Olympic marathon; protester removed

Just before the finish, a group of protesters carrying banners climbed over barriers and ran onto the course before being intercepted by police on motorbikes. Watching Des LInden run a patient race and go from nearly a minute back to within striking ...

Ethiopian steeplechaser Etenesh Diro finishes heat with one shoe at Rio Olympics

There were still two and a half laps to go when her right shoe came off after she got tangled up with two other runners. Approximately halfway through the race, a tumble on the track resulted in Diro losing part of her shoe. "I stood on a drainage ...

Green pool to be drained, refilled for synchronized swimming

Friday marked three days since the once blue water began turning green, and two days since Olympic officials insisted it was getting better. The diving pool's water turned a murky green earlier in the week midway through the synchronized events and...

Arsenal ace: This is my target for the Premier League

There were suggestions in the press that Wenger might rush the 30-year-old back sooner than expected and start him against Liverpool to help ease Arsenal's crisis in defence. "We finished second last season and we have all the desire to improve as a ...

Rio Olympics: Reserve Cavendish reportedly snubs team pursuit finals

In an interview with Sky Sports, he said: "Especially Brad, he has been super stressed". He wants to be a hero and all that. "In her first world championships for an athlete to spend that time chatting with his team-mates, with someone he hasn't pr...

Zlatan Ibrahimovic wins Community Shield for Man United

First official game, we played for the trophy and we won". And Fuchs reacted: "I think it was a good performance and we had our chances, a couple more chances than United". I won't tell you; 'yes we are looking [for new players]', but if somethin...

Snapshot of Katie Ledecky's cool childhood

Ledecky, the rising USA swimming sensation, shaved 1.91 seconds off her own world record on the way to the 400m gold, the first stage of a rare treble she hopes to complete along with the 200m and 800m. Australia's Emma McKeon took the bronze (1:54...

Cleveland Cavaliers to open 2016-17 National Basketball Association preseason at home against Orlando

Some of the squads connected to Love were the Phoenix Suns, Boston Celtics and the Denver Nuggets, but perhaps none of these organizations will land him when the Cavs finally deal him away. Hardcore NBA fans already know how good Karl-Anthony Towns r...

Rio 2016 Olympic Games: Rio Olympic Games day five preview

When Engleder realized she had won, she dropped down to her knees and screamed with excitement to the crowd. A stellar performance from Team GB's swimmers yesterday has made the Rio Olympics Team GB's best in the pool since the Los Angeles Olympic ...

Australians vent census privacy concerns

Young has maintained that linkage keys, the ability to use linkage keys to link data sets and the data sets themselves are three, mutually exclusive steps and that no one person can access more than one of these steps. Even courts, prime ministers ...

Dale Earnhardt Jr.: "I want to race. I'm not ready to quit".

I got to talk to Boris Said who's basically my road racing coach to start so that was cool today. When I started, Ron Fellows, Scott Pruett and those guys who were true road-course guys were the guys you looked at to be the dominant force. "I just fe...

Team GB wins first gold medal at Rio Olympics

And after he won gold in Sunday's final, again breaking his own world record with a time of 57.13 seconds, she couldn't contain her grandmotherly pride. Peaty had stayed off Twitter in the days leading up to his event. And in Sunday's final, Peaty ...

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Why it will be tough for India to beat USA

The game was heading towards the end, but an attack by the usa successfully completed when Andrew Carleton scored the third goal in the 84th minute. India head coach Luís N...

Google Is Using Balloons to Restore Phone Service in Puerto Rico

Tesla had previously said, in late September, that it was sending to Puerto Rico hundreds of batteries that can rely on solar panels to store power which provides emergency aid in...

Bayern Munich: Heynckes named as coach until end of season

They had also been beaten 3-0 at Paris St Germain in the Champions League. "Bayern Munich is very close to my heart. He's the ideal man for FC Bayern at this moment in time". Hey...

Virat Kohli's Message For The Indian Football Team Ahead Of Mega Tournament

India's under-17 football team is ready for their first encounter of the upcoming FIFA U-17 World Cup. "At the same time, we will fight as we want to show the world that we belong ...

All 3 JeM fidayeen, BSF jawan killed, near Srinagar airport

The terrorists who were in military fatigues violated four layers of security at the camp, to which Indian soldiers retaliated and shot down one of the attackers. "Security forces ...

Dolphins offense in trouble, Gase dismisses benching Cutler

And they still got a field goal on the drive. Drew Brees went 29-of-41 passing for 268 yards, and two touchdowns. Lattimore, who has good size at 6-foot, 193 pounds, will be ...

Australia to feel selection heat after sobering ODI series loss to India

The series of course is done and dusted, India having won the first three ODIs. Though IPL was his first competitive tournament after recovering from a serious thigh injury, he...

Mourinho reveals midfield dilemma with trio ruled out

Jose Mourinho's went unchanged into this game and it seemed to work in the first half as they really took control before scoring in the 20th minute. Fellaini's enforced loss has...

No. 4 Penn State to face road test at Iowa

Don't expect Iowa to find much on the ground, because Penn State will load up on Wadley and James Butler , but Stanley is an accurate passer who could find some plays through ...

Clayton Kershaw Surrenders First Career Grand Slam

According to the Elias Sports Bureau, Altherr's home run broke Kershaw's 32-inning scoreless streak against Philadelphia - his longest versus any team in his career. Rhys Hoskins ...

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What Time Does the Canelo-Golovkin Fight Start?

What Time Does the Canelo-Golovkin Fight Start?

KAZINFORM Kazinform shows pictures and videos of the official weigh-in procedure of Kazakhstan's boxer Gennady "GGG" Golovkin vs. This will be the first time Golovkin will ...

Isco renews with Real Madrid until 2022

Isco renews with Real Madrid until 2022

One of the best players for Real Madrid over the last 12 months has reportedly extended his tenure with the current UEFA Champions League title holders. A pall of gloom hung ov...

Pak violates ceasefire on IB; one BSF jawan killed

Pak violates ceasefire on IB; one BSF jawan killed

They are utilizing mortars, automatics and little arms to target nine BSF posts in Arnia. This is the sixth ceasefire violation by Pakistan in a span of five days. Panic has gr...

Ronaldo not worthy of Ballon d'Or, says Filipe Luis

Ronaldo not worthy of Ballon d'Or, says Filipe Luis

Ronaldo's return boosts Real's attack after a disappointing 1-1 draw at home to Levante on Saturday, their second successive home draw which left them trailing early Liga leaders ...

Chelsea condemn anti-Semitic Morata chant

Chelsea condemn anti-Semitic Morata chant

Chelsea face a Champions' League home tie against Qarabag FK on Tuesday and any repeat of yesterday's lyrics would sure to land the club in hot water and lead to sanctions from Ue...